Scientists from Cambridge University are helping to build a computer programme capable of predicting the spread of the disease.
The iconic star of Baywatch, Pamela Anderson, was a guest speaker at the Cambridge Union Society last night.
Scientists at Cambridge University are celebrating a discovery which could make stem cell medicine much more accessible to patients.
If you want to be a billionaire the place to go is Cambridge University. A new survey shows the University has produced more billionaires than any other university outside America.
Its chancellor, Lord Sainsbury, is among 12 billionaires with a Cambridge education according to American finance firm Wealth-X. Topping the survey was Harvard with 52 billionaires.
Plans have been unveiled to build a £25 million mini power station in the centre of Cambridge.
The development would provide heat and hot water to council and university buildings. It is part of a joint initiative between the city council and Cambridge University.
A location for the proposed plant has still to be identified.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is to take part in a Cambridge University debate via video-link from the Ecuadorian embassy.
Mr Assange will speak on a topic yet to be revealed followed by a question-and-answer session at the Cambridge Union Society on Tuesday November 27.
The Cambridge Union Society posted news of the members-only event on Facebook.
President Austin Mahler says: "The Union exists to provide a neutral forum for free speech, where members can explore ideas and pose challenging questions to some of the world's most prominent figures.
"Hosting a speaker does not imply endorsement or disapproval on the part of the Society. We invite people to speak at the Union regardless of their ideology or background."
Mr Assange is seeking asylum to avoid extradition to Sweden where he faces allegations of rape and sexual assault.
The number of pupils taking an A-level in mathematics has hit record levels and now Cambridge University has come up with a new way of teaching the subject to make sure pupils are better prepared for degree level study.
Education Secretary Michael Gove visited their maths department today to talk about the plans.